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Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: R. J. Palacio

Narrated By: Nick Podehl, Kate Rudd, Diana Steele

Publisher: Brilliance Audio

Date: February 2012

Duration: 8 hours 8 minutes


August (Auggie) Pullman was born with a facial deformity that prevented him from going to a mainstream school-until now. He's about to enter fifth grade at Beecher Prep, and if you've ever been the new kid, then you know how hard that can be. The thing is Auggie's just an ordinary kid, with an extraordinary face. But can he convince his new classmates that he's just like them, despite appearances? R. J. Palacio has crafted an uplifting novel full of wonderfully realistic family interactions, lively school scenes, and writing that shines with spare emotional power. "Wonder is a book with such a big, wide heart- it shows how we are all fragile, imperfect, and perfectly beautiful creatures. A wonderful novel by a wonder of a writer!" - Julia Alvarez, author of Return to Sender, Before We Were Free, Finding Miracles, and the Tía Lola Stories


  • Vincent N

    The book was MARVELOUS WONDER to read!This book teaches you to be grateful in life for anything you have and appreciate it!This book really makes you think about yourself and what person you are and how to become better because as you know ,we will never perfect and as humans we all make mistakes .That is why you will always have thing you could improve and work on to teach and take back to yourself and they people you surround with!May you always have Courage,Kindness,Friendship,and Character! I LOVED this book! ALL-AROUND ALL TIME FAVORITES! I would give this book a trillion stars in the book rating and narrator rating!May people always remember this book as a reminder for life and everything we have to to grateful and gracious, appreciative,help others,and give life your all in all!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

  • c Lundell

    Loved it! Great narrating and well written book! It was great for all ages.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

  • Karen M

    What an outstanding novel. My class is so eager to finish and then compare the movie! we are in a special needs school so many of the situations are familiar to my students. Narration is terrific!

  • Brooke C

    We listened as a family and all loved it!

  • D Gaches

    I love this book so far and I'm really happy that my 5th grader is reading a different book that's above her reading level and enjoying it at the same time!

  • aiden r

    i love this book its amazing

  • Kimberly B

    Really enjoyed this! The lessons that it teaches to both young and old kids is awesome! Really makes you rethink who you are and what you believe in!

  • Savannah C

    This book is amazing! I would recommend that all teachers read it whether it be before you start teaching or if you are already teaching.

  • Irina S

    It is a very nice and amazing book about August. The narrator did a nice job also.

  • Ann G

    I loved it.